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  Burlington, VT - Any interest in starting a club?
I've always been curious about how many Agon visitors are in Vermont. That said, who are you, where are you, and would you be interested in starting a local audiophile society? It can make this hobby a hell of a lot more fun. And hey, we've even been blessed with a new hifi shop (on Church St).


Lneilb  (Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

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02-08-03   I noticed that... i saw a classified ad on audiogon from tha ...   Mwilson

02-08-03   Last time i talked to chris he was still in business. he's d ...   Audiogabby

02-08-03   Hi, i am a long way from burlington but i am there often, my ...   Newfane

02-08-03   Hello, all! chris dowling moved to chicago and gave up the ...   Lneilb

09-07-03   Im in nh. no clubs around here unfortunately......   Ritteri

09-07-03   Any takers?   Lneilb

09-08-03   Maybe start a ne club?? or a tri state(vt.,nh,me) northern n ...   Ritteri

10-14-03   Howdy all, just getting serious into home audio myself (budg ...   Seanl20

10-14-03   Ok, it's been awhile. i thought i'd see if this thread would ...   Lneilb

10-14-03   Did he work for the burlington store? if yes then i did not ...   Seanl20

04-24-05   Hi fellow vermont audiophiles i live in wardsboro vt. i know ...   Whinoman

04-24-05   I think that's a great idea, but this thread seems to have f ...   Lneilb

07-08-05   I'm in brattleboro vt too. i'd be interested in starting a c ...   Hanki

07-31-05   Hello southern vermonters, i live in hoosick falls,ny, right ...   Jalanc42069

08-22-06: Ehart
This thread is pretty old now -- I am in Burlington and would be interested in an occassional meeting (4 times per year?).

- Eric Hart

Ehart  (System | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

08-24-06: Hanki
Hi Eric;

Yes, I'd be interested. There are not many audiophiles in this area so getting to no others is a good thing. Hopefully we can find others that are interested. I'm down in Brattleboro.


Hanki  (Threads | Answers | This Thread)

11-28-06: Groovey
Hi Eric,

I am across the lake in the Adirondacks an hour or so away near Lake Placid. I have an interest in analog but my first love is live music. I would suggest we try and meet four times a year and inconjunction attend a concert, Burlington is a good central place to meet? Why don't you email back all the people that responded and see what they think ?


Groovey Records

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01-13-08: Stunthunt
My audiophile cousin on LI just directed me to your message here! A little late perhaps, but maybe still relevant. My name is Bryan, and I live in South Burlington, VT. Somewhat of an audiophile/musician, but growing all the time (ebay and Audiogon keep me busy). Right now I've got two pretty hi-end separates systems--one with Rotel and B&W components, and the other with Odyssey/McCormack/Kef, but changing (getting more expensive that is) all the time. A little audio rave in northern VT? I'd have to say yes! Still interested?
Stunthunt  (Answers | This Thread)

01-13-08: Lneilb
I'm game. I have been working too much over the last three years - have had no time to liten, never mind dedicate time to meet. But my schedule is opening up, so I'd love to revisit this.

Rather than rely on replies to this thread (since it has generated little interest over the years), it might make sense to employ word of mouth to try and find a large enough group to make it interesting. I know a couple of audiophiles in Chittenden county. Maybe they also know a few more.

The next challenge is picking a time that will work for all...

Lneilb  (Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

01-13-08: Groovey
Hey Stunt Hunt,

I am still running a pretty modest system. Just as I was about to pull the trigger on a Atma-sphere system I thought about getting into live music with my family.
I went out and bought a piano, a bunch of guitars and a bass, some drums, boutique tube amps and cabinets and some minor recording equipment that I've decided not to let distract me from playing live music. I am having a ball.

Most of my system was state of the art in 85 but now I'd still like to have a Atma-Sphere OTL amp pair and a really good pre but it's going to have to wait.

I just dropped another 10k this month for a 60's telecaster, a TopHat Emplexador, a 1960 Marshall 4x12 cabinet and some Vintage analog effects. I've got my eye out for a Leslie cab too. High end audio has gotten to be to me an excercise in futility. My sound from my system fills my room well but the sound in my head always sounds better.

I am in Keene, New York across the lake, I get into Burlington more often in the spring and summer maybe we could look to put something together for April or May

I bought a RCM, a new really good Maestro MM cartridge and continue to buy and sell Vinyl on line. stores.ebay

Check it out

Groovey Records

Listening to The Clash- White Riot

Groovey  (System | Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

01-13-08: Satfrat
Hi guys,
I'm a audiophile from Rutland, Vt, been an audiophile for 6 years now,,, late in life at 56 now. I've always had midfi systems, Bose & Pioneer, and such but when i reached my 50's, it was now or never so I sunk myself in debt to have what I now have.I just recently lost my job of 35 years so I'm presently strapped for cash. But I've still been making to trips to NYC area for RAVES. Burlington would surely be closer.LOL My system can be seen at AudioCircle but basically I'm into a computer source with over 3000 albums to date. I'll bookmark this thread for future reference.


Satfrat  (Answers | This Thread)

01-14-08: Ehart
Hi guys,

I have to say I am pretty much out of the running as a host right now. My family and I are preparing for a year's sabbatical living in Latin America, and the preparation is pretty time-consuming (starting with learning better Spanish!). And my system has been static the last couple of years, so not that exciting (I'd like a good external DAC, then would be done). Would consider attending if someone else hosts, though.

Ehart  (System | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

06-16-10: Cpmiller
Hi all,
Did any of you folks ever manage to start getting together? I've been slowly working my way into hifi and would like to connect with others with similar interests.

Has any club managed to get started?


Cpmiller  (Answers | This Thread)

06-22-10: Stunthunt
Never did get a "club" off the ground in the Burlington area. Probably not too many audiophiles in this little place. I'm still at it, tho, slowly making upgrades to the point where I 'think' I'm done. It's a pretty nice system, if I do say so--McCormack DNA1, Kef Ref.4, Audioprism pre, etc. Definitely puts you in the zone, if you know what I mean. I also finally treated my room with acoustic panels. BIG difference!

If anyone around here is interested in comparing notes and talking music and gear, let me know! And if you're free on June 30, come down to Breakwaters on the waterfront, where my band Jive Attic will be playing. I'm the harp player/singer/guitarist.

It's all about the music!

Stunthunt  (Answers | This Thread)

06-30-10: Cpmiller
Thanks for responding to my post! I live in Underhill but will be in town this evening to visit with some relatives vacationing in the area. Will try to get down to Breakwaters to hear your band.

Your system sounds interesting. I'm unfamiliar with that amp, speaker, pre setup. Would be interested to hear it.

I using PP tube amp (Decware) and outboard tube DAC with home built MLTL speakers using Jordan single range drivers. My sources are digital but would like to meet someone who can give a good vinyl demo. My room has some RealTrap panels but is not extensively treated.

Burlington must have a few more of us that would like to talk gear, music, and share listening experiences.


Cpmiller  (Answers | This Thread)

09-16-10: Bliss53
Just moved back to VT (Colchester). I'm in.
Bliss53  (Answers | This Thread)

05-03-11: Bliss53
I am bummed this never got off the ground. I would like to meet some Vermont folks who are into music, LPs and music gear. I am on the vintage side of things. Here is a partial list. Conrad Johnson PV5 and MV75, Mcintosh C11, Pair of MC75s, Thorens TD124, Klipsch Lascalas, Cornwalls, Cornscalas, and Heresies. I enjoy hearing other peoples systems and music and learning what they are into. I also enjoy refurbishing old gear and doing the woodwork that is involved.
Bliss53  (Answers | This Thread)

07-06-11: Tweezer
NAD cdp, NAD pre-amp, NAD amp, VPI turntable, Dynaudio speakers.
I'm debating spending a lot on upgrading interconnects and power cables.

Cheers! Todd

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10-18-12: Lneilb
I'm back.

After a few years of working two full time jobs, my schedule has loosened up. I'm happy to entertain the idea again - but do we have enough interest to make it worthwhile?

Let me know if you're game.

Lneilb  (Reviews | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

02-20-13: Snooker14
I live in central VT and would be very interested in a club, or at least some informal exchange of ideas and music.
Snooker14  (Threads | Answers | This Thread)

11-16-13: Notec
If I lived in Vermont again - I'd be in!
Notec  (System | Threads | Answers | This Thread)

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